This cozy apartment, spotted on Stadshem, is located in one of Bagaregården’s, a district in Gothenburg, Sweden, most beautiful large building blocks built in the early 1900’s. The interior of the 559 square foot (52 square meters) apartment features beautiful oak plank flooring throughout and large windows providing ample daylight and beautiful views of a nearby park. The living room is very spacious while still maintaining a light and airy feel. The walls are painted in white, while partially covered with wallpapering. The spacious kitchen with white cabinetry and a backsplash of turquoise tiles has an open concept with space for a dining table. The stunning bedroom has a beautiful feature wall in a dark laminate that gives the room character, while the rest of the walls are painted in white.
This stunning property, spotted on Skeppsholmen, is characterized by light and space is nestled high on a sloping hillside in a private location in Österlen, Sweden. The home features incredible views of the open sea and rolling countryside. The residence consists of 5,382 square feet (500 square meters) of living space spread over a variety of amazing rooms. The austere exterior with horizontal white panels, galvanized metal roof and large glass windows brings nature inside. The home has been designed with both practical and stylish features, with slate flooring creating a calming atmosphere as well as beautiful white oiled oak wood.
The fully equipped kitchen is accessed through a light and airy passageway with a pantry and wine room. The kitchen is open to the spacious dining area and features 6-foot high ceilings and stylish industrial designed lighting. There is also a beautiful atrium and an adjoining living room and lounge area with fireplace, gray plank floors and whitewashed walls with an exit to a terrace. Connected to the lounge is a salon with generous windows and access to another terrace. An office and multi-level studio offer breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding beautiful countryside. The studio exits to the patio and garden.
There are five spacious bedrooms and two tastefully decorated bathrooms, with the master bedroom adjacent to a stunning Moroccan style bathroom.
Externally, this magnificent property offers several patios, gardens and the quiet atrium in contrast to the open countryside. The beautiful scenery and the private mode create a unique atmosphere.
This completely renovated apartment, spotted on Skeppsholmen is situated on the small island of Lilla Essingen, in central Stockholm, Sweden. One of the most unique available, the home offers 828 square meters (77 square meters) of living space with a 30 square meters terrace. Divided into three rooms and a kitchen, this trendy home is situated on the top floor boasting an open floor plan and full window wall and terrace doors facing the water, flooding the apartment with natural light. The kitchen is as tastefully decorated as it is well equipped and convenient. Kitchen decor is in stainless steel in the style of a professional restaurant kitchen. There is built in LED lighting over the built-in workbench also in stainless steel to enhance the feeling of an industrial kitchen.
Living room and kitchen are connected to each other but separated by a wall with side-by-side refrigerator / freezer. The other side of the partition, in the bright living room has a natural place for a sofa and TV. The generous terrace not only gives a little Mediterranean flair in the middle of the big city, it also adds a great and absolutely fantastic conservatory seldom seen.
Throughout the apartment furnishings are out of the ordinary, including oak floors with pigmented wax, high quality recessed LED lighting. All details such as switches, dimmers and outlet are in stainless steel. This, combined with lavish pleats and window sills in slate creates a sense of shabby-chic. There are also two spacious bedrooms, one with a private entrance to the terrace.
This highly personal and stylish home in Stockholm, Sweden features raw concrete, industrial lights, inherited and flea market bargain details. The apartment is situated in a 60 year old building that was completely renovated before occupancy. Owner, photographer and interior designer Benedikte Ugland lives in this 915 square foot (85 square meters) residence with his two daughters. The home is personally decorated with lovely details such as raw concrete, Plexiglas furniture, old and new furnishings, industrial lighting and black plank wood flooring.
Ikea cabinetry (refaced and stained black) contrasts with the beveled white subway tile. Faucet and sink from Ikea.
A ceiling fixture made from single bulb sockets wrapped around a rod commissioned from a blacksmith and suspended from the ceiling (different sized light bulbs add to the visual appeal).
Built in bookcase around the window for maximum natural light.
Industrial feel in the bathroom with raw concrete, brass and Moroccan tiles.
Beautiful Moroccan floor in the shower area. Brass fittings.
Lovely mix of old and new furniture in the children’s room. Steel shelves, granite.
Photos: Ana Kern for Skona Hem.
This stunning carpenter’s villa found on Skona Hem is a private residence from the 1800’s, situated in Dalarö just outside Stockholm, Sweden. The homeowner’s purchased this house unseen and left the city life behind for a dream life in Dalarö. The house showcases a neutral color palette and calm atmosphere with antique touches throughout. Contemporary finds have been mixed with artifacts picked up from auction houses and flea markets.
Music room has been painted a dark gray color with two eye-catching gooseneck arm, bowling pins from the U.S. and rug from IKEA.
A contemporary fireplace is a focal point in the salon.
The prints and paintings in the living room come from auctions and garage sales.
In the hall stands an antique table bought at the auction house Metropol. It was bright green from the beginning, but now is painted black. Even the checkered floor is painted. Beautiful double doors lead into the living room.
White bedroom with lamps from Ikea and bedspread from Lexington.
Photos: Lina Östling
This newly built and very attractive upscale house, spotted on Skeppsholmen is situated in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden. The house is built with very lavish materials, making this 2,206 square foot (205 square meters) home into something quite out of the ordinary, where every detail has been planned, carefully thought through and executed to perfection. The materials are selected with care, both inside and outside for a stylish and unique style. The House is architect designed and completely maintenance-free for a worry-free living.
The ground plan features a spacious hallway that leads to an elegant fully-equipped kitchen with double height ceilings and an open plan to the dining room. Large windows contribute to plenty of natural light. In the living room, a fireplace brings more life to the room. From the living room large sliding glass doors leads out to a spacious terrace.
The upper floor houses four spacious bedrooms as well as an elegant bathroom. The master bedroom is something out of the ordinary that has gone all the way to create a feeling of a hotel suite with open floor plan. Also the upper level is light and fresh with large window areas, creating a wonderfully airy and luxurious feel. All rooms are sound-proofed thanks to a stone design and offers a totally private realm.
This luxurious loft spotted on Skeppsholmen is situated in Stockholm, Sweden, a split-level with three floors, wonderful ceiling height, balcony and trendy designed interiors. Offering 775 square feet (72 square meters) of living space the entrance halls leads into an elegant kitchen with dining area and an inviting balcony with stunning views over the rooftops and gardens below. The kitchen is decorated with dark countertops, white shutters, details in gold leaf and vinyl. Adjacent to the kitchen is a dining room with plenty of storage and seating for up to eight people. A spacious bedroom faces out towards the courtyard with wardrobes and smart storage that runs along the inner wall.
Next to the kitchen is a stylish staircase up to the roof of the apartment. The spacious living room features high ceilings, plenty of windows, storage and fireplace. The loft makes the perfect cozy and private office space. A luxurious bathroom is decorated with glass mosaic and stylish polished tiles, double shower, steam room and built-in tub providing an exclusive feel.
Nestled on a remote farm in Jämtland, an historical province in the center of Sweden is this beautifully adorned farmhouse, with a calm, no-frills simplicity. It was in this type of environment that the majority of the population in Sweden lived only 100 years ago. Dressed in casual warmth that one would expect of a Scandinavian home, this cozy country style home was photographed by a company called Norrgavel for their home furnishings and decor catalogue. The fantastic farmhouse also features an inviting bedroom attic with exposed wood beams, hardwood flooring and fabulous linens.
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This very tastefully designed villa, which was spotted on Skeppsholmen, is situated in the coveted region of Djursholm, Stockholm County, Sweden and was designed by high profile architect Franson Wreland. The wide open 1,388 square foot (129 square meters) contemporary house has large expanses glass that opens up to a sheltered garden and cozy terrace. Inside the glass wall is a very generous sized living room with fireplace and integrated kitchen with bar solution. The room’s double ceiling height offers magnificent volume. An additional exit to the terrace with the houses L-shaped form shelters the backyard.
The living room and the rest of the lower level features a beautifully faceted concrete floor with water-borne floor heating. This level also contains a mudroom/laundry room and storage. In addition, a serene master bedroom retreat with adjacent spa, separate water closet and both walk in closet and wardrobe. There is a mezzanine level above the kitchen that hosts a beautiful home library. There is also a separate media/living room with two additional bedrooms next to an attached bathroom.
Welcome to a tastefully renovated apartment home, where 1920s charm is mixed with modern industrial style and exclusive details in Lorensberg, Sweden. The home is situated on the top floor with incredible city views. Upon entrance to the apartment, you are welcomed by a bright hallway with ample storage. The beautiful kitchen was just recently renovated, designed in high gloss white tiles, exposed brick and freestanding shelves as well as stainless steel appliances, which has created a nice contrast with fixed furnishings from the 1920s.
Open floor plan with kitchen and living room together creates the perfect area where guests can spend time at the dining table and congregate on the sofa. Two beautiful pairs of doors in glass open up towards the peaceful bedroom. In the bedroom is a space for double bed and additional furniture. The luxurious bathroom features a beautiful sink in black natural stone shown standing on a wood shelf. Via